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Impecuniosity

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Impecuniosity The state of being impecunious.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n impecuniosity The state of being impecunious or destitute of money; want of money; poverty.
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Usage

In literature:

The confiding, if willing, dupe of aristocratic impecuniosity, Derues was a past master of the art of duping others.
"A Book of Remarkable Criminals" by H. B. Irving
Aynesworth made his way to the inn, cursing his impecuniosity and Wingrave's brutal indifference.
"The Malefactor" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
She took her impecuniosity easily.
"The Copy-Cat and Other Stories" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Even impecuniosity, though inconvenient, would not have made him lose caste.
"The Golden House" by Charles Dudley Warner
It is curious to notice how his impecuniosity reduced him to regard every goal of his ambition as having merely a cash value.
"Balzac" by Frederick Lawton
Always suffering from impecuniosity, the Burtons were perpetually revolving schemes for increasing their income.
"The Life of Sir Richard Burton" by Thomas Wright
Harrison, in addition to his impecuniosity, had other peculiarities of which vanity was not the least.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
That this meeting deplores the impecuniosity which prevents the said Bennett from attending a Barber.
"The History of "Punch"" by M. H. Spielmann
Impecuniosity rendered them rapacious.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
When last met, you suffered from the impecuniosity of a churched mouse.
"Baboo Jabberjee, B.A." by F. Anstey
Lamartine suffered from the same complaint, I mean impecuniosity.
"An Englishman in Paris" by Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
Beyond his impecuniosity he had little to trouble him, and at the moment things appeared to be going very well indeed.
"Hard Pressed" by Fred M. White
Impecuniosity approached him again with no vague menace; kicked him brutally out of his ostrich-like attitude.
"An Engagement of Convenience" by Louis Zangwill
The towns also profited in no small degree from Richard's absence and impecuniosity.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 5" by Various
Worse still, Hunt's motives proceeded from impecuniosity and revenge.
"Leigh Hunt's Relations with Byron, Shelley and Keats" by Barnette Miller
Their name was impecuniosity.
"A Trooper Galahad" by Charles King
If culture could avail against the deteriorating effects of impecuniosity the career of Orator Henley would have been a different one.
"Curiosities of Impecuniosity" by H. G. Somerville
The treatment for chronic impecuniosity is particularly interesting.
"The Gentle Reader" by Samuel McChord Crothers
They were certainly alike in one respect; namely, as regarded a chronic state of impecuniosity.
"Genius in Sunshine and Shadow" by Maturin Murray Ballou
Mr. Osborne had had thirty years' experience with the impecuniosity of authors.
"To Him That Hath" by Leroy Scott
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In poetry:

"Of Shyness here's a lump -
A hole for Animosity -
And like my fist his bump
Of Impecuniosity.
"Phrenology" by William Schwenck Gilbert